Yesterday we heard from Eliot Spitzer on what he believed love to be. Today we hear from Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of the megaseller, Eat, Pray, Love. Eat, Pray, Love, was Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir of the year she spent traveling after a painful divorce. Called "wise, jaunty, human, ethereal, heartbreaking," the book has been a worldwide success, and has been published in over thirty languages with over 7 million copies in print. In … [Read more...]
Eliot Spitzer Tells Us What Love Is
Eliot Spitzer was once a bright and shining star in politics. He was the attorney general of New York state, and then became governor, winning his post in a landslide. As attorney general, he took on the banks and Wall Street, and brought attention to their wrongdoings. As governor, he promised more of the same, to stand up for justice and to fight injustice in all areas. [Read more...]
The Heart Has Its Reasons That Reason Does Not Know
As you watch the videos, think of someone you love, and hold them in your heart. Don't analyze it, just feel it - and remember, The heart has its reasons that reason does not know. Happy Valentine's Day! … [Read more...]
Relationships, Love and Sex, Part 2
Relationships, Love and Sex, Part 1
With Valentine's Day coming up, I thought a good theme to discuss for the next few weeks would be Relationships, Love and Sex. These are complicated topics, full of pitfalls and entanglements, mishaps and risks, and also much bliss and happiness. It's the arena in which we can become most vulnerable, in which our deepest intimacies can become … [Read more...]
Happiness is…Having a Happy and Joyous Wedding Celebration
Music and Spirituality Part 2: The Soulful Odyssey of Yusuf Islam
In yesterday’s article, I told you of the life and music of Leonard Cohen, and of his spiritual odyssey along the path of life.
Today I want to tell you about another musician who has spent their entire professional life blending the spiritual not only with their music but with their … [Read more...]
Music and Spirituality, Part 1: The Odyssey of Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen singing "Everybody Knows" in London, 2008.
I've been writing articles for the last week on the topic of spirituality, because connecting to the spiritual dimension is an important aspect of living a Low Density Lifestyle.
For today and … [Read more...]
What is Enlightenment?
Shinzen Young - What Is Enlightenment? A two-part dharma teaching from Zen teacher Shinzen Young.
Being connected to the spiritual dimension of life is an important part of living a Low Density Lifestyle. And when you start living a life that has a spiritual component to it, you start seeing and … [Read more...]
The Dalai Lama on the Power of Truth
"My religion is kindness," The Dalai Lama has said. For the last two articles, I've been writing about The Dalai Lama's religion, the religion of kindness, compassion and unconditional love.
There was the article about the mom and her laughing joyous babies, and then the article … [Read more...]
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